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The Poughkeepsie Journal on problems within Veterans Affairs. (May 25):
Today, as we pay homage to those who have fought and died in our nation’s wars, the country can honor veterans in so many ways — but none is as pressing as making sure those returning from battle are getting adequate care to stay healthy.
The country is falling horribly short, as the most recent scandals at Veterans Affairs facilities show. And that is an awful thing to ponder as we observe Memorial Day.